NHL

Tampa Bay Lightning
Position
D
 
Jersey
6
Name  Sami Salo
Born  9/2/1974
Height  6-3
Weight  215
Shoots  R
4/11/2014 5:15:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay defenseman Sami Salo (upper body) will not play Friday, according to nhl.com.
Insight: The 39-year-old defenseman will miss his second straight game but could be back Sunday for the regular season finale. He has four goals, 13 assists and 80 SOG in 70 games this season.
 
4/10/2014 5:19:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay defenseman Sami Salo (upper body) will not play Thursday against the Flyers, according to nhl.com.
Insight: The 39-year-old defenseman has four goals, 13 assists and 80 SOG in 70 games this season.
 
3/13/2014 6:53:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay defenseman Sami Salo (ankle) will play Thursday against Florida, according to the Lighting on Twitter.
Insight: The 39-year-old has just two goals and 12 points in 56 games this season. You can do better.
 
3/13/2014 1:54:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay defenseman Sami Salo (ankle) is questionable for Thursday's game against Florida with a left leg injury.
Insight: The 39-year-old has just two goals and 12 points in 56 games this season. You can do better.
 
1/16/2014 5:22:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay defenseman Sami Salo (ankle) will play Thursday, according to Damian Cristodero of the Tampa Bay Times.
Insight: Salo took a shot off the inside of his left ankle on Jan. 11 and missed the last two games. The 39-year-old has just one goal and seven points in 37 games this season.
 
1/13/2014 10:53:00 AM
Description: Tampa Bay defenseman Sami Salo left Saturday's game against the Flyers in the first period with a lower-body injury and is doubtful for Monday's game against Columbus.
Insight: Salo took a shot off the inside of his left ankle. The 39-year-old has just one goal and seven points in 37 games this season.
 
1/11/2014 3:34:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay defenseman Sami Salo left Saturday's game against the Flyers in the first period with a lower-body injury.
Insight: Salo took a shot off the inside of his left ankle. The 39-year-old has just one goal and seven points in 37 games this season.
 
1/3/2014 10:54:00 AM
Description: Tampa Bay defenseman Sami Salo (upper body) is questionable for Friday's game against Calgary.
Insight: The 39-year-old blueliner has just one goal, seven points and 36 SOG in 34 games this season and won't be missed by fantasy owners.
 
1/1/2014 6:47:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay defenseman Sami Salo (upper body) will not play Wednesday, according to the Tampa Bay Times.
Insight: The 39-year-old blueliner has just one goal, seven points and 36 SOG in 34 games this season and won't be missed by fantasy owners. In fact, he shouldn't even be owned in any leagues.
 
11/14/2013 11:49:00 AM
Description: Tampa Bay defenseman Sami Salo is questionable for Thursday's game against Anaheim with a lower body injury.
Insight: Salo got off to a hot start, but hasn't scored in 10 games and shouldn't be on many fantasy rosters.
 
11/12/2013 1:49:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay defenseman Sami Salo is not expected to play in Tuesday's game against Montreal with a lower body injury, according to Erik Erlendsson beat writer for the Tampa Tribune.
Insight: Salo got off to a hot start, but hasn't scored in 10 games.
 
3/9/2013 9:54:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay defenseman Sami Salo scored a goal on his lone shot Saturday against Montreal. He finished with a plus-2.
Insight: Salo got off to a hot start with five points and a plus-10 rating through his first six games but he only has five points and a plus-2 over his last 17.
 
3/4/2013 10:49:00 AM
Description: Tampa Bay defenseman Sami Salo, who has missed two games with a lower body injury, is probable for Monday's game against Pittsburgh.
Insight: Salo only has one goal this season, but has contributed seven assists and has a solid +11 rating. Except for an injury-filled 2010 season, Salo has posted at least 25 points in each of the last nine seasons.
 
3/2/2013 12:40:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay blueliner Sami Salo is still questionable for Saturday's game against Boston with a lower body injury.
Insight: Salo only has one goal this season, but has contributed seven assists and has a solid +11 rating. Except for an injury-filled 2010 season, Salo has posted at least 25 points in each of the last nine seasons.
 
2/27/2013 2:05:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay blueliner Sami Salo is questionable for Thursday's game against the New York Rangers with a lower body injury.
Insight: Salo only has one goal this season, but has contributed seven assists and has a solid +11 rating. Except for an injury-filled 2010 season, Salo has posted at least 25 points in each of the last nine seasons.
 
2/12/2013 10:43:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay blueliner Sami Salo had two points -- one goal, one assists -- Tuesday against the Canadiens. He took three shots, had two PIM and a plus-1 in the game.
Insight: Salo hadn't scored a goal on just 10 SOG through 11 games, but he did have five assists. His best asset for fantasy owners right now is a plus-10 rating.
 
7/1/2011 10:15:00 AM
Description: According to Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet, the Vancouver Canucks have re-signed Sami Salo to a one-year contract worth $2 million. Sportsnet
Insight: Salo only seemed to only want to play in Vancouver once he had decided to return for another season. He is still an effective top-4 NHL defenseman, but he has proven to be a perpetual injury risk throughout his career.
 
5/22/2011 5:49:00 PM
Description: Sami Salo scored two power-play goals and added a power-play assist in the Canucks' 4-2 win over San Jose in Game 4 on Sunday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: All of Salo's goals were scored on 5-on-3 power plays, all within a span of two minutes. The Sharks received five consecutive power-play opportunities before the Canucks' first power play while failing to score even once. Salo took full advantage of the additional power-play time he received because of Christian Ehrhoff's injury. He had just one goal and no assists in his previous 12 playoff games.
 
5/5/2011 1:44:00 PM
Description: Sami Salo is expected to return to the Canucks' lineup for Game 4 against Nashville on Thursday. Vancouver Province
Insight: Andrew Alberts or Keith Ballard will likely be healthy scratches with Salo's return from a lower-body injury. Salo would not state for sure that he would play, but his activity during the morning skate would seem to indicate that a return from injury is in the cards.
 
4/30/2011 2:19:00 PM
Description: Sami Salo will not play in Game 2 against Nashville on Saturday, but he is expected to make the trip to Nashville for Games 3 and 4. Globe & Mail
Insight: Salo, who missed Game 7 against Chicago and Game 1 against Nashville because of a leg injury, skated on his own on Saturday.
 

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2013 - 2014 NHL Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
p-Boston 54 19 9 117 261 177 31-7-3 23-12-6 18-9-3
x-Tampa Bay 46 27 9 101 240 215 25-10-6 21-17-3 19-8-3
x-Montreal 46 28 8 100 215 204 23-13-5 23-15-3 18-8-4
x-Detroit 39 28 15 93 222 230 18-13-10 21-15-5 17-8-5
Ottawa 37 31 14 88 236 265 18-17-6 19-14-8 14-9-7
Toronto 38 36 8 84 231 256 24-16-1 14-20-7 14-13-3
Florida 29 45 8 66 196 268 16-20-5 13-25-3 13-16-1
Buffalo 21 51 10 52 157 248 13-21-7 8-30-3 7-18-5
 
Metropolitan Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Pittsburgh 51 24 7 109 249 207 28-9-4 23-15-3 20-8-2
x-NY Rangers 45 31 6 96 218 193 20-17-4 25-14-2 16-11-3
x-Philadelphia 42 30 10 94 236 235 24-14-3 18-16-7 15-11-4
x-Columbus 43 32 7 93 231 216 22-15-4 21-17-3 16-13-1
Washington 38 30 14 90 235 240 21-13-7 17-17-7 12-15-3
New Jersey 35 29 18 88 197 208 21-11-9 14-18-9 16-9-5
Carolina 36 35 11 83 207 230 18-17-6 18-18-5 15-13-2
NY Islanders 34 37 11 79 225 267 13-19-9 21-18-2 10-16-4
 
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2013 - 2014 NHL Western Conference Standings
 
Central Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Colorado 52 22 8 112 250 220 26-11-4 26-11-4 19-6-3
x-St. Louis 52 23 7 111 248 191 28-9-4 24-14-3 21-6-2
x-Chicago 46 21 15 107 267 220 27-7-7 19-14-8 13-13-3
x-Minnesota 43 27 12 98 207 206 26-10-5 17-17-7 14-12-3
x-Dallas 40 31 11 91 235 228 23-11-7 17-20-4 13-11-5
Nashville 38 32 12 88 216 242 19-17-5 19-15-7 12-13-4
Winnipeg 37 35 10 84 227 237 18-17-6 19-18-4 9-15-5
 
Pacific Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
z-Anaheim 54 20 8 116 266 209 29-8-4 25-12-4 22-4-3
x-San Jose 51 22 9 111 249 200 29-7-5 22-15-4 18-7-3
x-Los Angeles 46 28 8 100 206 174 23-14-4 23-14-4 16-10-3
Phoenix 37 30 15 89 216 231 22-14-5 15-16-10 14-9-6
Vancouver 36 35 11 83 196 223 20-15-6 16-20-5 12-13-4
Calgary 35 40 7 77 209 241 19-19-3 16-21-4 11-15-3
Edmonton 29 44 9 67 203 270 16-22-3 13-22-6 8-17-4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
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